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New Training for School Safety for Students with Disabilities

November is Child Safety and Protection month. While the safety of all students is a priority for educators, special education students can present additional safety concerns due to cognitive, physical or emotional disabilities. With these unique considerations, educators must be proactive in minimizing risk in and outside of the classroom.

TargetSolutions’ new course, School Safety for Students with Disabilities, outlines different safety concerns for students with disabilities. Using engaging, video-based lessons, this course will help educators create a safe learning environment and reinforce safety measures.

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Meet the Team: Get to Know Client Success Manager Elisha

Meet the Team Elisha

Born and raised in the GTA (meaning Greater Toronto Area, not Grand Theft Auto), Elisha Ercegovic joined TargetSolutions this past May as a Client Success Manager.

Before Elisha was welcomed to TargetSolutions, she previously worked with clients in the construction industry and had worked her way up in her previous role when she decided she was ready for a new challenge. Knowing what she wanted to grow in her career, she came across the open position at TargetSolutions for a Client Success Manager for Canada and the U.S..

Since this was a new role within the company, especially serving as the first Client Success Manager for Canada, Elisha saw this as an exciting opportunity where she could take her previous experience, and the advantage of living in Canada, to help establish policies and procedures that would bring greater success to clients.

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New Special Education Training for Student and Paraeducator Safety

TargetSolutions’ engaging training catalog for school districts is designed to help education professionals ensure a safe and productive learning environment for students. Completed this year, TargetSolutions’ special education series consists of 16 engaging, video-driven courses that focus on the unique challenges paraeducators face when working with students with special needs.

This latest release of six new special education courses completes this series. Previous special education training courses addressed topics such as understanding inclusion and student behaviors and transporting students with special needs.

Courses included in this round of releases offer the following titles:

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Meet the Team: Get to Know Client Success Manager Amy Cline

Account Manager Amy ClineOriginally from North Carolina, Amy Cline moved to San Diego about six years ago on a whim. Looking for an opportunity where she could make a difference by giving back and helping first responders, she came across TargetSolutions.

After going through the interview process and feeling inspired by the company culture, Amy joined the TargetSolutions team as an Client Success Manager in April. She previously worked as a client success manager for a life insurance company where her daily interactions with clients has helped her with her transition into her new role in the public sector industry.

When asked how she felt about her experience so far, “Awesome! I’m recently new to the company and to the industry so there’s a lot to learn, but it feels great to be able to help first responders and to be part of a team that is so friendly and supportive.”

Check out this Q-and-A to learn more about Amy:

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Meet the Team: Get to Know Account Manager Kelly Chuckta

Account Manager Kelly ChucktaKelly Chuckta joined the TargetSolutions team in August 2018 as an Account Manager focusing on implementation. After being raised in Orange County, CA, where she would meet her spouse, they made San Diego home.

Kelly worked in the grocery industry for 35 years and was a Store Director when she was ready for a change. After hearing so many wonderful things about TargetSolutions and receiving encouragement from Ashley Bennett, who is also an Account Manager with TargetSolutions, she excitedly applied for the opportunity to join the Client Success team.

“There’s a sign on our office door that reads, ‘Serving Heroes Every Day,’ and to have the opportunity to perform that service is really inspiring and very rewarding.” Her interactions with clients have been so positive and they have been so appreciative she knows that the work she is doing is important and is helping others.

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Meet the Team: Get to Know Client Success Manager Roger Garcia

Account Manager Roger Garcia

Roger Garcia joined TargetSolutions as a Client Success Manager in November 2018. Originally from Guatemala, Roger moved to San Diego when he was 11 years old where he learned English and later attended community college where he studied hotel management. After working in the travel industry for 15 years, he began looking for a change, wanting an opportunity to do work that was meaningful and helped people.

One day, he received a message through LinkedIn about an opportunity to join TargetSolutions. After researching the company and going through the interview process, he knew it would be a perfect fit. He could see that the company is passionate about what they do and cares about their clients and wants their employees to succeed.

When asked how his experience has been so far, “It’s been great. To be able to service first responders is amazing. I truly feel that the work I’m doing is making a difference and helping others.”

 

Check out this Q-and-A to learn more about Roger:

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Two All-New Special Education Training Courses for Behavioral Management in the Classroom

Creating an effective, positive and safe learning environment is the main priority for educators and school staff. However, maintaining control of classroom behavior and protecting the emotional wellbeing of students can be challenging, particularly for paraeducators.

TargetSolutions’ two new premium Special Education training courses address behavioral management and solutions using engaging, video-based online courses. The courses, Behavior Management Strategies and Restraint and Seclusion: Uses, Alternatives and Risks, address current issues for education professionals and include California policies such as the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).

Using custom footage, scenario-based learning and animations, these courses immerse the learner in subject matter and reinforce key lessons. Learn more about these two new Special Education training courses for managing classroom behavior below:

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TargetSolutions Releases All-New Courses for Special Education Training

Special Education TrainingFor students with disabilities, the public school classroom environment may present certain challenges that need additional consideration. It’s important that a student with a disability receives an education in line with that particular student’s needs, in the least restrictive environment (LRE) possible.

To help teachers, caretakers and other school staff facilitate a positive learning environment for students with special needs, TargetSolutions created 5, all-new courses specializing in this topic.

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New Courses Created with Calibre Press Coming Soon to TargetSolutions!



NEW COURSES CREATED WITH CALIBRE PRESS COMING SOON TO TARGETSOLUTIONS!


✔ The Essential Component of De-Escalation and Conflict Resolution
✔ Truths of Human Interaction
✔ Interaction Principles for De-Escalation Success
✔ Body Language: Reading People 101
✔ Body Language: Reading People 201
✔ Body Language: Analysis of Dangerous Behavior
✔ Body Language: Analysis of Pre-Attack Indicators
✔ Roadway Dangers
✔ Distracted Driving
✔ The Fundamentals of Stress 101
✔ The Fundamentals of Stress 201
✔ Approach: People
✔ Approach: Vehicle
✔ Approach: Buildings
✔ The Graham Standard
✔ Guardians on the Grounds: Police-Fire relations and Securing Facilities
✔ Emotional Survival in Law Enforcement
✔ Women in Leadership
✔ Guardians and Warriors: Seeking Balance
✔ Implicit Bias: Facts & Myths
✔ Leadership: Personal Agenda or Mission Success
✔ Kinesics Interviewing: Reading the Suspect & Detecting Deception
✔ Motivation and Bureaucratic Roadblocks
✔ Shoot/Don’t Shoot: The Jesse Kidder Incident
✔ The Fatal Four

Courses will be released as they are completed in 2019. To download the list of new course titles coming soon, please click here. If you have questions about the new course content, please contact us at (800) 840-8048.

 

The Ultimate Training & Records Management System for Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is an ever changing field where training and performance go hand-in-hand. TargetSolutions, the leader in training and operations management for public safety agencies, provides law enforcement with dynamic online courses featuring engaging, video-driven lessons on hot-topic issues.

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